Around Town

Posted: Sunday, November 04, 2001


Jovany's Italian Restaurant will donate 100 percent of receipts taken in from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. today to help raise funds for the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks.

Gastineau Humane Society Open House to celebrate National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week, 1-3 p.m., 7705 Glacier Hwy. Details: 789-0260.

Monday, Nov. 5

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., Downtown Library, and 11 a.m., Valley Library.

Free ESL Classes, 10 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday, St. Vincent de Paul (behind Nugget Mall). Details: 789-4622. Daycare may be available.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation Workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Court House, Courtroom "A". Details: 463-4755.

Free GED Prep Courses, 12:30-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, St. Vincent de Paul (behind Nugget Mall). Details: 789-4622. Daycare may be available.

Tlingit Story Telling, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center.

Assembly Lands Committee Meeting, 5 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

Juneau Community Forum, 5-6:30 p.m., ANB Hall, 320 Willoughby Ave. This is a planning session for the upcoming Alaska Native Education Forum in Anchorage. Details: Phyllis, 4643-7156.

Free English as a Second Language Classes, every Monday, 5:30-7 p.m., SERRC, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Assembly Human Resources Committee Meeting, 6 p.m., Chambers.

Healthy Pregnancy Class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Admin. Building Classroom. Details and registration: 586-8424.

Assembly Meeting, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp #2 Meeting, 7 p.m., ANB Hall.

HypnoBirthing Class begins today at the Juneau Family Birth Center, 7-9 p.m. Class size is limited. Details: 586-1203.

Tuesday, Nov. 6

Valley Toastmasters meeting, every Tuesday, 6:10 a.m., Glacier Restaurant at the airport. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Public audioconference for those involved in Juneau fundraising, 9-10:30 a.m., UAS Egan Library Room 210. Reservations required; call 465-6416.

Flu shots, 10 a.m.-noon, Douglas Methodist Church.

Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday, Cathedral of the Nativity basement, 5th and Gold Streets. Lunch is provided, all are welcome. Details: Kathee, 354-2131, or the Cathedral, 586-1513.

Quilting Resource Center, noon-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Bartlett Hospital Guild meeting, 1 p.m., Hospital Conference Room. Details: Betty, 789-9710.

Town Meeting hosted by Rep. Hudson, 5:30-8 p.m., Centennial Hall. Juneau's second public forum on solving the fiscal gap.

Parks and Rec Advisory Committee Meeting, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

Juneau Drum Dancers, 6 p.m. every Tuesday, Cedar Park Recreation Hall. Details: 586-3347.

Infant/Child CPR Class, 6-10 p.m., Southeast Alaska Chapter of the American Red Cross, 3200 Hospital Drive, #203. Details: 463-5713.

UAS Climbing club, 7 p.m., Student Activities Center.

Gastineau Philatelic Society meeting, 7 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Virginia, 364-3188.

Marie Drake Planetarium Show about the Aurora Australis, for a young audience (four and five-year olds), 7-7:30 p.m. Details: 586-3034.

Wednesday, Nov. 7

Flu shots, 10 a.m.-noon, Valley Senior Center.

Memoir Writing Group, 10 a.m., every Wednesday, Valley Library. Details: Bill, 789-7586.

Day of Quilting, Sewing and Good Fellowship, 10 a.m., every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Everyone welcome, quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

Library Story Hour, 11 a.m., Downtown Library.

New Parent Support Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center, 3225 Hospital Drive. Details: Ami, 586-1203. This week: Car seat safety.

Peace Vigil Sponsored by Juneau Friends Meeting (Quakers), noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday at the Federal Building. Details: Louise, 586-4460.

Historic Resources Advisory Committee meeting, 5 p.m., City Museum.

Class to prepare for U.S. citizenship test, every Wednesday, 5:30-7 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul Society. Details: SERRC Adult Education Center, 586-5718.

Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) informational meeting, 5:30-6:30, Valley Library conference room. Volunteers needed to speak up for abused and neglected children in the courts. Details: 465-2268.

Just for Dads, a three-week pre-natal course for expectant fathers, meets Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m. starting tonight at Bartlett Beginnings Family Birth Center. Details: 586-8424.

Juneau Docks and Harbors Department public meeting on a north ferry dock wharf widening proposal, 7 p.m., CBJ Assembly Chambers. Details: Tim, 586-0874.

Shopping Wisely in Juneau Series: Shopping for services for home, vehicles, medical, travel and entertainment," 7 p.m., Cooperative Extension Service Office, 3032 Vintage Park, Room 104. Details: 586-3694.

UAS Climbing club, 7 p.m., Student Activities Center.

Quilting 101, 7-9 p.m., Rain Tree Quilting, 9131 Glacier Highway. Cost is $15.75. Details: 789-7900.

Juneau Philatelic Society meeting, 7 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Virginia, 364-3118.

Marie Drake Planetarium Show about the Aurora Australis, for families, 7-8 p.m. Details: 586-3034.

Thursday, Nov. 8

Flu shots, 10 a.m.-noon, Juneau Senior Center.

Library Story Hour, 11 a.m., Douglas Library.

Litter Free, Inc. meeting, noon, downtown library. Lunch provided. Details:, or Laurie, 790-4768.

Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Classroom, Barlett Regional Hospital Administration Building. Registration not required. Details: 586-8424.

Juneau Community Charter School Open House, 4:30-6 p.m., 4th and Harris Streets. Details: Cristina, 586-2656.

Childbirth Preparation Class, 6:15-8:35 p.m., Classroom, Bartlett Regional Hospital Administration Building. Details: 586-8424.

Asthma and Allergy Support Group, 6:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Board Room. Charles Jackson M.D. will speak on "avoidance, medications and immunotherapy in the treatment of asthma." Details: Cathy, 789-7936, or Judy, 789-0317.

United Southeast Alaska Gillnetters (USAG) fall and annual meeting, 7-9 p.m. tonight and 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. tomorrow, Harding's Old Sourdough Lodge, Wrangell. Details: USAG Office, 586-5860.

Juneau Audubon Society monthly meeting, 7:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Library. Bob Armstrong will present a program on digital photography.

Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30 p.m., Capital School Gym. Details: 463-3214.

The Merry Wives of Windsor, presented by Theatre in the Rough. Today-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Tickets at Hearthside.

Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. Or they can be faxed to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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